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Foundation is a liquid makeup that is used to create a smooth, even appearance on the face. It can be used as an all-over face makeup or as a foundation for specific areas of the face such as the nose, cheeks, and lips. Here are some great options for shell foundations.

La MerThe Soft Fluid Long Wear Foundation SPF 20

Size: 1 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 1999887

Color: 110 Shell - Very Light Skin with Cool Undertone

374 Reviews

$135.00

La Mer in 110 “Shell” 2. Pat McGrath in “Light 4” 3. ...Today was the first day I wore it; so, I am anxious to see if it is truly long lasting. So far, so good. My shade is Shell.

What it is: A weightless, natural looking foundation with buildable coverage for luxurious, long wear.

Coverage: Medium

Finish: Natural

Formulation: Liquid

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

SPF: SPF 20

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, coal tar, hydroquinone, and triclosan.

What Else You Need to Know: This silky, lightweight formula helps maintain balance and provides buildable coverage. It leaves skin is visibly plumped with hydration.

Jouer CosmeticsEssential High Coverage Crème Foundation

Size: 0.68 oz/ 20 mL·ITEM: 2125060

Color: Shell - light skin with very pink undertones

352 Reviews

$38.00

Among Top Three Foundations...Love this foundation! I switch between this and the Huda foundation! ...A Favorite full coverage foundation....Great full coverage foundation. I have dry skin and prefer full coverage foundations.

Coverage:
✔ Full

Skin type:
✔ Combination
✔ Oily

Finish:
✔ Matte

What it is:
A lightweight, long-wearing foundation with supreme coverage and an impeccable airbrushed, matte finish.

Highlighted ingredients:
- Chamomile Extract: Helps to calm sensitive skin through hydration.
- Cucumber Extract: Softens and hydrates the skin.
- Hyaluronic Acid: Works by binding and holding onto moisture to naturally plump the appearance of skin through hydration.
- Tripeptide Complex: Promotes healthy, more youthful-looking skin.

CLINIQUEBeyond Perfecting Foundation + Concealer

Size: 1 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 2166833

Color: CN 0.5 Shell - fairest shade; with a cool neutral undertone

2.6K Reviews

$34.00

Everyday Foundation...I wouldn't say its a life changing foundation but it is a good go to everyday foundation for school or work so that if you use it up quickly you don't have to shell out a lot of money for another. ...Could improve but overall great foundation...This is a great fair skin friendly foundation considering the 0.5 shell color does not oxidize throughout the day.

What it is: A 24-hour wear, oil-free foundation and concealer in one that is lightweight and moisturizing—offering full-coverage without clogging pores.

Coverage: Full

Finish: Natural

Formulation: Cream

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Trehalose
- Lechitin
- Sodium Hyaluronate

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, and phthalates.

What Else You Need to Know: Clinique’s Beyond Perfecting Liquid Foundation has a natural matte finish with full coverage.

HourglassVanish™ Seamless Finish Liquid Foundation

Size: 0.84 oz/ 25 mL·ITEM: 2174720

Color: Shell - light, neutral undertone

994 Reviews

$56.00

I have only tried the sample so far in Shell and the color was fine for me. I am usually Bisque in the stick which I haven’t even used forever. ...This is a beautiful foundation. The sample I received is in shell.

What it is: A highly-concentrated liquid foundation designed to deliver instant full coverage with just half a pump—no primer needed.

Coverage: Full

Finish: Natural

Formulation: Liquid

Skin Type: Normal, Combination, and Oily

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens. This product is also vegan and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: This highly-concentrated formula provides full coverage with minimal product. It applies like a second skin, creating a smooth and flawless complexion. Light-reflecting microspheres blur and create a soft-focus finish. The noncomedogenic formula is waterproof, transfer-proof, and sweat-proof.

MILK MAKEUPFlex Foundation Stick

ITEM: 2241990

Color: Shell - fair with golden undertones

1.1K Reviews

$36.00

I was extremely satisfied with the coverage and blend ability of the stick! They sent me 2 shades Fair and shell, shell was the best fit for my complexion! ...best foundation ever!...I have two shades, snow and shell. I use snow as an all over foundation and use shell as a very subtle contour and it works like a charm.

What it is: A medium coverage, natural finish foundation that covers, calms, and flexes without creasing or caking.

Coverage: Medium

Finish: Natural

Formulation: Stick

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Marshmallow Root Extract: Allows the formula to move with your face and never crease or cake.
- Blue Lotus: Moisturizes.
- Chamomile and Lavender: Help calm and soothe skin.

ShiseidoSynchro Skin Self-Refreshing Foundation SPF 30

Size: 1.0 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 2248532

Color: 160 - Shell - balanced tone for fair-light skin. neutral undertone.

1.9K Reviews

$47.00

Decent Foundation, Awful Shade Match.......I input two of my go-to foundation shades, both giving me 160 Shell as either an exact match (or close). ...I definitely recommend this for a long wearing natural foundation. swatches include: shisheido shade 160 shell, dior 1n, MUF r230, Pur ln6, smith&cult 130

What it is: A weightless foundation that synchronizes with skin and self-refreshes nonstop for an up-to-24-hour just-applied look and flawless finish.

Coverage: Medium

Finish: Natural

Formulation: Liquid

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

SPF: SPF 30

Highlighted Ingredients:
- ActiveForce™ Technology: Protects the finish from the effects of sweat, oil, and facial movement.
- Responsive Sensory Technology: Helps foundation adapts to skin’s condition, tone, and texture.
- Smart-correcting Powder: Enhances skin’s surface texture and tone.

TOM FORDTraceless Foundation Stick

Size: 0.5 oz/ 15 g·ITEM: 2293017

Color: 7.5 Shell Beige - medium-dark, neutral olive undertone

288 Reviews

$89.00

This foundation is amazing for dry skin!! Other foundations settle into my skin and look flaky, but I don’t have that problem with this foundation. ...This foundation is absolutely amazing!!!! I have used several other high end foundations.

What it is: A unique cream foundation that creates a flawless, smooth finish.

Coverage: Medium

Finish: Natural

Formulation: Stick

Skin Type: Normal and Dry

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, phthalates, and silicone. This product is also gluten-free.

What Else You Need to Know: This portable stick achieves versatility in application for sheer, medium, or full coverage that’s always beautifully natural and undetectable. When used as a concealer, it swiftly diminishes the look of imperfections, leaving a soft-matte finish.

TOM FORDTraceless Soft Matte Foundation

Size: 1 oz/ 30 ml·ITEM: 2367175

Color: 7.5 Shell Beige - medium-dark, neutral olive undertone

1.2K Reviews

$89.00

Gorgeous foundation, shade is straight up grey...I normally wear 7.5 Shell Beige in the stick foundation and also the shade & Illuminate, and for some reason this really pulls grey. ...I like it, but I don’t love it. I own other Tom Ford Foundations that I like much more. This foundation feels lightweight & has good coverage.

What it is: A long-wear foundation infused with hyaluronic acid and light-diffusing microspheres for a blurring effect and a skin-like matte finish—in 40 shades.

Coverage: Medium

Finish: Matte

Formulation: Liquid

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Hyaluronic Acid: Hydrates and supports skin’s natural moisture barrier.
- Active Blend (Antioxidants, Vitamins C and E, and Caffeine): Treat your complexion to all-day, ultra-comfortable wear.
- Soft-Focus Microsphere Powders: Diffuse and blur light.

Estée LauderDouble Wear Sheer Long-Wear Makeup SPF 19

Size: 1 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 2479392

Color: 4N1 Shell Beige - medium Tan with neutral undertones

415 Reviews

$46.00

Great foundation...Loved this foundation it’s super lightweight and doesn’t feel heavy like some other foundations I’ve tried. ...Unfortunately the color I received wasn’t the best match, 4N1 Shell Beige, but I was able to make it work after I added some concealer and contour.

What it is: A sheer, natural matte foundation with up to 12-hour-wear, SPF, and skincare benefits.

Coverage: Light

Finish:
Matte

SPF: SPF 30 and Under

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, phthalates, mineral oil, sulfates SLS & SLES, and contains less than one percent synthetic fragrance.

What Else You Need to Know: Double Wear Sheer Long-Wear Makeup SPF 19 gives you skin that is visibly perfected with a softly diffused matte finish. Its undetectable formula enhances skin with enough coverage to let your natural beauty show. The foundation visibly evens skin tone and smooths skin’s surface.

Estée LauderDouble Wear Stay-in-Place Matte Refillable Powder Foundation

Size: 0.42 oz/ 12 g·ITEM: 2515526

Color: 4N1 Shell Beige - medium tan with neutral undertones

60 Reviews

$46.00

If I use 1C0 shell, the cool bone helps tone it from being too light. ...AMAZING!! This powder foundation is PERFECTION!! I wear 4N1 Shell Beige all over, and I use 2N1 Desert Beige to highlight.

What it is: A multi-use, refillable powder foundation with flawless custom coverage, up to 12-hour wear, and a matte finish.

Coverage: Full

Finish:
Matte

Formulation:
Pressed Powder

What Else You Need to Know: This foundation reduces the look of pores, stays color true, is waterproof, and is sweat- and humidity-resistant.

Cool (C) undertones: For bare skin that has a rosy tone and burns easily.
Neutral (N) undertones: For bare skin that is more even toned, not too pink or golden.
Warm (W) undertones: For bare skin that has a golden or olive tone and tans easily.

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